Displaying items by tag: Patrick Wardle

Hardly three months after a series of Mac computers, powered by new M1 chips, was launched, a security researcher has discovered malware written specifically for this platform.

Published in Security

A row has broken out between researchers from Google after ex-NSA hacker Patrick Wardle revealed the details of two zero-day vulnerabilities in the Mac version of Zoom that could be exploited to give the attacker root access. Neither vulnerability is remotely exploitable and can only be taken advantage of by a local attacker – someone who has physical access to the machine in question.

Published in Security
Monday, 05 August 2019 05:21

Jamf secures deal to acquire Digita Security

Jamf, an Apple-only implementation and management company, has acquired endpoint protection solutions for Mac vendor Digita Security.

Published in Strategy
Saturday, 16 January 2016 14:53

Apple’s OS X Gatekeeper is trivial to bypass

Macs don’t get malware – seriously? Even on a fully patched OS X 10.11.2 system that Apple has supposedly ‘fixed’ its Gatekeeper anti-malware feature fails to block the execution of untrusted code.

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